490 Ocean Parkways

Kensington and Parkville

Quiet Families

Kensington and Parkville is the area South of Prospect Park and the Greenwood Cemetery in central Brooklyn.

The neighborhood consists of a diverse mix of cultures and traditions. It is located west of Ditmars Park and Prospect Park South, south of Windsor Terrace, east of Borough Park, and north of Midwood.

The land now known as Kensington was first colonized by Dutch farmers in the 17th century and then re-settled by British colonists in 1737.

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Kensington and Parkville map

Building Mix

  • 27% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 25% Pre War
  • 10% Walk-Up
  • 9% Elevator Building
  • 7% Private House

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Descriptions of 490 Ocean Parkways

No Pets Allowed, Hardwood Floor, Laundry in the Building, Near Park, Near Shops, Near Subway(s Heat Hot Water Included, 5 blocks to the F train at Ditmas Ave station, 1 Block to dry cleaners and laundromat, 2 Blocks to Supermarket, 2 Blocks to Kensington Branch Public Library, 2 Blocks to Supermarket. Sophia Kapassakis (Sep 2014)
The building has a live-in super, recently renovated ADA compliant lobby and elevator, and small laundry room, and is a 15 minute walk to Prospect Park, 5-10 minute walk to Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park, and 4 blocks to the F at Ditmas Avenue. Liam Mccarthy (Apr 2014)
New construction, Quiet building, Laundry room, Lobby, Pre-war building, Brick, Live-in super, Intercom, Laundry in building, Easy street parking, Restaurants nearby, Shopping nearby, Quiet neighborhood, School nearby, Tree-lined block. Christine Coley (Feb 2012)
This bright residence features 2 nice bathrooms with modern styling, bamboo flooring throughout, kitchen with stainless steel appliances (including a dishwasher and built-in microwave) and granite counters. Andrew Smith (Aug 2014)
Residence has beautiful hardwood floors, high ceilings, large windows, great closet space, white kitchen renovated cabinets, renovated subway tiled bathroom. R. Haynes (May 2012)
Great for staying in and entertaining or enjoy all of the fabulous restaurants, bars, cafes, live music venues and shopping on trendy Cortelyou Rd. Anthony Robustelli (Dec 2013)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • F Ditmas Av (0.33 mi)
  • F 18 Av (0.51 mi)

building details

Floors: 4
Units: 32
Floor area: 37400
Year built: 1931

Building Median Rents

1br: $1,873
2br: $2,424
3br: $2,648

Nearby Schools

J.H.S. 062 Ditmas
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
P.S. K134
4001 18 AVENUE
P.S. 179 Kensington
P.S. 217 Colonel David Marcus School
Urban Assembly School For Criminal Justice
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
4200 16 AVENUE
J.H.S. 223 The Montauk
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
4200 16 AVENUE
P.S. 139 Alexine A. Fenty
P.S. 192 Brooklyn
4715 18 AVENUE
P.S. 164 Caesar Rodney
4211 14 AVENUE
P.S. 230 Doris L. Cohen